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The unemployment rate in Portland, Oregon, is 4.60%, with job growth of 2.88%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.15%.

Portland, Oregon Taxes
Portland, Oregon,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, Oregon Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $32,438, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $53,230.

  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.60%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.88%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.15%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  9.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $32,438$28,555
  Household Income  $53,230$53,482
  Family Median Income  $69,048$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.63%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.03%0.61%
  Construction  3.99%6.19%
  Manufacturing  9.31%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  3.11%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.68%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.12%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.37%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.89%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.20%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  10.40%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.08%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.64%4.27%
  Educational services  9.98%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  15.55%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.36%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  9.34%7.44%
  Other services  5.41%4.94%
  Public administration  3.18%4.80%


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Bleak and full of phonies

I'm a vegan cyclist who loves the outdoors, which means I despise Portland. ...Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. Horrible climate for cycling--stuff rusts... (Read More)



Only paradise if you're a queer hippie

Moved from SoCal to Portland. After 1 year, I'm hating it and planning to leave. Oregon is gorgeous. If you're into outdoor sports, it's a forest paradise but that comes... (Read More)



Loathed Portland

I moved to Portland for love. I honestly thought I would like the city, and would be able to tolerate the weather. I was so dead wrong on both accounts. At first glance... (Read More)



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